Help With Mark (photo)

had a pimple that really didn't have a head. started stressing me out so tried popping it and only made it worse. now there's a line mark from me popping it. how long till it'll go away and what can I do to make it faster.

Doctor Answers 3

Acne scar treatments in Los Angeles

I would use a combination of Melarase PM and Plato's Scar Serum, followed by Yag laser to help reduce the severity of your scar. Best, Dr. KaramanoukianLos Angeles

Los Angeles Plastic Surgeon
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Red acne mark

This should improve without therapy but you can try OTC meds for acne. If not improving then go see a dermatologist. A vascular laser can be used in the future if the redness persists.

Steven F. Weiner, MD
Panama City Facial Plastic Surgeon
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Acne Treatment -- Seek an Expert

This is due to trauma/inflammation. Ice may help decrease any swelling and redness, but this will resolve over time. Please see a board certified dermatologist for treatment of acne. Best, Dr. Emer

Jason Emer, MD
Los Angeles Dermatologic Surgeon
4.9 out of 5 stars 158 reviews

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